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Valerian "Bud" Stanley Spychalla

March 6, 1932 ~ February 22, 2022 (age 89)

Obituary

Valerian "Bud" Spychalla age 89 of Browerville, passed away on Tuesday, February 22, 2022, at the Centra Care-Long Prairie Hospital. 

A Mass of Christian Burial will take place on Saturday, February 26, 2022, at 2:00 PM at the Christ the King Catholic Church. Visitation will be on Friday, February 25, 2022, from 4:00 PM to 7:00 PM at the church, with a rosary at 3:45 PM and a prayer service taking place at 7:00 PM. Visitation will continue the day of the service for one hour prior to the mass. Burial will immediately follow mass at the church cemetery.

Both visitations and the mass will take place at Christ the King Catholic Church.

In lieu of flowers, memorials are preferred to the family.

Valerian “Bud” Stanley Spychalla was born on March 6, 1932 in Hartford Township, Todd County, to Stanley and Angeline (Zigan) Spychalla. After graduation, he served 4 years in the U.S. Navy, where he was stationed at Westover Air Force Base in MA. In 1954, he was honorably discharged. Bud and Laurie Lyszchyn were married on July 3rd, 1954 at St. Theresa’s Chapel in MA.  In 1962, they settled on a farm West of Browerville where they raised their 6 children.  Until his retirement in 1996, Bud worked at Hart Press/Banta in Long Prairie, after working for Land O’ Lakes in Browerville. Bud enjoyed hunting, fishing, snowmobile riding, playing cards and watching the MN Twins. Spending time with his family, especially the grandchildren, always filled his heart with joy.  He was a devout member of Christ the King Church, Knights of Columbus and the American Legion. 

Bud is survived by his wife Laurie and children:  Valerie Spychalla of Little Falls, Stanley Spychalla of Browerville, Tina (Pete) Luberts of Long Prairie, Lisa (Doug) Kraus of Elk River, Tracy Hanson of Maple Grove and Kyle (Tina) Spychalla of Browerville; siblings:  Roland (Barb) Spychalla of Browerville, Rosetta (Victor) Lemke of Long Prairie, Adrian (Diane) Spychalla of Stacy and Marietta (Bill) Boysen of New Market; 19 grandchildren and 16 great-grandchildren. 

Bud was preceded in death by his parents, Stanley and Angeline Spychalla; sister Bernice Brichacek; brothers Stanley Jr. Spychalla and Duane Spychalla; daughter-in-law Eva “Babe” Spychalla.  

 

 

 

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Services

Recitation of the Rosary
Friday
February 25, 2022

3:45 PM
Christ the King Catholic Church
720 Main Street North
Browerville, MN 56438

Visitation
Friday
February 25, 2022

4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Christ the King Catholic Church
720 Main Street North
Browerville, MN 56438

Prayer Service
Friday
February 25, 2022

7:00 PM
Christ the King Catholic Church
720 Main Street North
Browerville, MN 56438

Visitation
Saturday
February 26, 2022

1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Christ the King Catholic Church
720 Main Street North
Browerville, MN 56438

Mass of Christian Burial
Saturday
February 26, 2022

2:00 PM
Christ the King Catholic Church
720 Main Street North
Browerville, MN 56438

Interment
Saturday
February 26, 2022

3:00 PM
Christ the King Catholic Cemetery
30954 241st Avenue
Browerville, MN 56438

Military Honors
Saturday
February 26, 2022

3:00 PM
Christ the King Catholic Cemetery
30954 241st Avenue
Browerville, MN 56438

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